What does InfuSystem Holdings do?
InfuSystem Holdings, Inc. is the leading provider of infusion pumps and related services to hospitals, oncology practices, surgery centers, and other alternate site healthcare providers.
What is InfuBLOCK?
InfuBLOCK is a full-service program for the delivery of Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks (CPNB) reducing the reliance on opioid pain medication for post-surgical recovery. InfuBLOCK enables health care providers to administer fewer opioids while significantly reducing costs and improving patient satisfaction scores.
How much is an infusion pump?
To deliver the wide array of drug therapies, the infusion market comprises large-volume and small-volume infusion pumps. Large volume pumps can administer fluids such as glucose and deliver drug therapies. The cost of these devices ranges from $2,184 to $6,865.
How do you remove a pain pump after surgery?
Pain Pump Removal Steps
- Begin by removing all the dressings around the tubes.
- Grasp the tube with 2 fingers of one hand close to the incision and pull the tube out while you cough.
- When the tube is completely removed, you will see a small black tip at the end.
- You can put the tubes and the pump in the garbage.
What are the 3 parts of a syringe?
Description. As the phrase implies, a 3-part syringe consists of three essential structures, and these are (1) the barrel, (2) the plunger, and (3) the gasket.
What is a risk of infusion pumps?
Software defects, including failures of built in safety alarms; User interface issues, such as ambiguous on screen instructions that lead to dosing errors; and. Mechanical or electrical failures, including components that break under routine use, premature battery failures, and sparks or pump fires.
What are the dangers of a pain pump?
Complications may include dosing errors, pump failure, opioid withdrawal, infection and other complications like pain, fever, vomiting, muscle spasms, cognitive changes, weakness and cardiac or respiratory distress.
How long can you have a pain pump?
The provider then puts a pump about 1 inch under your skin on one side of your lower belly (abdomen). The pump is a disk about 1 inch thick and 3 inches wide. It contains medicine and has a battery that lasts for 5 to 7 years.
What is the tip of a needle called?
needle hub. the end point, which attaches to the syringe.